In the world of diamond mining, everything starts with a bang. Thousands of tons of rock are blasted each day in order to reach diamonds that form 93 miles below ground.
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Even with all our technological advances and engineering tools, diamond mining still incorporates a certain level of art and science combined.
So, let us also take a look some methods in which rough diamonds are extracted from the ground.
Mining for diamonds is one of the most resource-heavy and time-consuming process that companies have to invest their efforts in.